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Art and Soul at the Indianapolis Artgarden All Month

Art and Soul, a celebration of African American art and artists in Indiana, kicks off this Saturday, January 30 at the Artsgarden of Indianapolis downtown. This month long event begins with an afternoon Indianapolis festival in the Circle Centre Mall’s Artsgarden. FREE to all Indianapolis people, this fun Indianapolis event packs in Indianapolis artist booths, local organizations, face painting, Indianapolis music, a step team and more. Topped of by the unveiling of LaShawnda Crowe Storm’s month long Indianapolis art exhibit, this Indianapolis fun thing to do is perfect for the whole family (even Indianapolis kids). The fun starts at 1:00 pm on Saturday and last through all of February!

Art and Soul Schedule

January 30

1:00 pm – James Andrews and New Seasons
2:00 pm – Bashiri Asad
2:30 pm – Shederick Whipple
3:00 pm – Fighting Words
3:30 pm – Phi Beta Sigma Step Team

February 2

12:15 pm – Sacred Dance Institute
A spirited dance combing modern, contemporary and liturgical dances.

February 4

12:15 pm – Fighting Words An’Nem
Poets and musicians come together to create social awareness.

February 5

12:15 pm – Billy Wooten Jazz Trio

February 7

2:00 pm – Greg Bacon, jazz saxophonist

February 9

12:15 pm – June Rochelle, national recording artist

February 11

12:15 pm – Bashiri Asad, soul singer

February 12

12:15 pm – nSAYchable, poet

February 13

1:00 pm – Brian Reeves and Heart After God, gospel music

February 16

12:15 pm – Herron High School Choir with live band

February 17

12:15 pm – Brenda Williams, Valentine’s Day Vocal salute

February 18

12:15 pm – Shederick Whipple, tenor

February 21

2:00 pm – Tasha Jones, spoken word poet
3:00 pm – Nicole Kearney, playwright

February 23

12:15 pm – Freetown Village, African American folk songs and spirituals

February 25

12:15 pm – LaShawnda Crowe Storm, artist’s discussion

February 26

12:15 pm – Alpha Live, hip-hop artist

February 27

2:00 pm – Asante Children’s Theatre

February 28

3:00 pm – Blair Karsch and Friends, open mic for teens

For additional information about Art and Soul, visit their website.